Chilean writer born in 1925 and died on 15 December 2003. It is known in the literature as the biographer of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, in addition to her personal friend.
Author of the book of poetry notebooks of a mute girl (1951); It is, however, in the genre of the novel where he stood. With the host he won the Emecé Prize in 1954; blame published in 1964 and in 1967 the resident. He was author also of several biographical works, such as the entitled genius and figure of Pablo Neruda (1964), in addition to having edited the complete works of Neruda and his correspondence with the Argentine poet Héctor Eandi.